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Rannerdale Knotts
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Walk Rannerdale Knotts walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
Rannerdale Knotts Summit

Photograph by David Hayter

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Rannerdale Knotts is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL4
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89
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    You can walk to the top of Rannerdale Knotts by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c379 Rannerdale Knotts from Buttermere

    Route Summary: - Buttermere, Buttermere Hause, Rannerdale Knotts, Low Bank, Buttermere.

    Length: 5km (3¼ miles) | Ascent: 295m (968ft) | Allow at least: 2¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


    Walk c256 Grasmoor Ridge and Whiteless Pike from Lanthwaite Green

    Route Summary: - Lanthwaite Green, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Whiteless Breast, Low Bank, Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Lanthwaite Green.

    Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 988m (3,243ft) | Allow at least: 5¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

    Route Summary: - Lanthwaite Green, Liza Beck, Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Hobcarton Crag, Sand Hill, Coledale Hause, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Whiteless Breast, Low Bank, Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Hause Point, Lanthwaite Green.

    Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,232m (4,043ft) | Allow at least: 7¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Rannerdale Knotts, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Rannerdale KnottsFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Rannerdale Knotts

    Wayne Baxter walked up Rannerdale Knotts on February 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] National Trust Car park, across road to stile to Grassscarth Coppice, onto Low Bank and finally to the cairn and returned same route [with] Sue [weather] Sunny and warm for February

    Andrew Johnson climbed Rannerdale Knotts on January 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Cinderdale car park, Buttermere [weather] Clear and snowy

    Richard Marshall bagged Rannerdale Knotts on December 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] C379 [with] Bo [weather] Bright

    Richard Beardsley hiked Rannerdale Knotts on October 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked route c256. Final summit of this walk. [with] Gillian [weather] Beautiful sunny day but windy at height. - Parked car, (free). Commenced walk at 1030 hrs. Due to detouring to the summit of Crag Hill did not complete whole walk until 1730hrs.

    Iain Jones summited Rannerdale Knotts on July 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere

    Vic Royle conquered Rannerdale Knotts on May 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] Michelle and Steve [with] Team Wiggle [weather] vest and shorts, sweaty heads - Field of bruisebells, easy peasy

    John Tippins scaled Rannerdale Knotts on March 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Lanthwaite Green, go4awalk c196, via Whiteless Pike. [with] Solo [weather] Sleet and rain showers on the way there, thick low cloud with the sun breaking through very occasionally. Quite windy on top making it cold enough for gloves - fingers freezing! Walking through fresh hail (or was it sleet?) near the summits. Towards late afternoon, as I was coming back down, the cloud lifted and the sun came out - a really beautiful day then.

    Nick Dobson walked up Rannerdale Knotts on September 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Buttermere national trust car park, completed Rannerdale Knotts then onto Whiteless Pike [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] breezy with cloud cover and very light rain - intended to go on to Wandope & Grassmoor, but low cloud covering both tops deterred us

    Craig Steeland climbed Rannerdale Knotts on June 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Crummock Water over the tops to Braithwaite taking in six Wainwrights [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy and quite cool with moderate winds - Took the bus from Braithwaite to Keswick and then another bus to Crummock Water. The second bus cost £7.70 per person one way!

    Richard Wilkinson bagged Rannerdale Knotts on May 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] 6 Peak Circular from Lanthwaite NT Car Park - Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (finishing with a detour into the secret valley of Rannerdale). [weather] Sunny day, but with strong winds. - Good ridge walk from Whiteside to Hopegill Head - fantastic lake views from the top of Grasmoor, but difficult to stay still in the wind - enjoyable descent from Whiteless giving views of the Bluebells in the secret valley. Camera battery went on Wandope, only for me to realise that I was already using the spare!... best part of the walk with no camera! DOH!

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Rannerdale Knotts

    High Snockrigg summit with Red Pike (Buttermere) (left), Mellbreak (back centre) and Rannerdale Knotts ((right) surrounding Crummock Water in the background

    1. High Snockrigg summit with Red Pike (Buttermere) (left), Mellbreak (back centre) and Rannerdale Knotts ((right) surrounding Crummock Water in the background
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (710)

    Rannerdale Knotts surrounded by a carpet of bluebells

    2. Rannerdale Knotts surrounded by a carpet of bluebells
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (655)

    A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

    3. A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (658)

    Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

    4. Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (659)

    Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

    5. Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (660)

    The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

    6. The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak
    Photo: Geoff Rawlinson (1)

    Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

    7. Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)
    Photo: Peter Dryden (19)

    High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

    8. High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike
    Photo: Michael Lee (3)

    Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water

    9. Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water
    Photo: Joy Jacobson (1)

    Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

    10. Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson
    Photo: Chris Brankin (28)


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